With the rising number of coronavirus cases, washing our hands and wearing a facial mask are now the“new normal” that people have to adapt. From disinfecting the surrounding areas to thoroughly sanitising even the smallest household item, it’s important to make sure that everything is germ-free. According to experts, the COVID-19 virus can only live for hours on different surfaces and to prevent yourself from getting infected, one can use solutions with at least 70 percent of isopropyl alcohol to contain the virus. You can also use diluted household bleach to disinfect your household items. However, some easily missed household items need your special attention to cleaning more frequently than usual.
As people are now resorting to working from home policy, they are spending most of their time using a PC or laptop. The keypads or keyboards of your laptop can the germiest place in your house. Clean keyboards by fully unplugging it and turn in upside down. Use compressed air to remove any stuck dust or crumbs into its crevices and swipe with a 70 percent isopropyl alcohol wipe. Make sure no liquid goes into the keyboard though.
Reusable water bottles can breed a lot of germs and requires daily cleansing. Start by washing your water bottle with anti-bacterial dish soap and hot water. Another germiest item can be the kitchen sponge. According to researchers, a kitchen sponge is more likely to be contaminated by pathogens like E. coli and needs to be thoroughly disinfected. You can clean them in your dishwasher or simply disinfect them in the microwave with water.
Similar, mirrors and glasses can collect a lot of germs than you can think. Keep wiping your mirrors, frames, and lenses with a disinfecting wipe or clean cloth dampened with disinfecting liquid. For lenses, use a lens cleaner.
You must also disinfect switches multiple times day using an antibacterial wipe. Be careful to not spray disinfectant fluid inside the switches while cleaning them.
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